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Poisonous animals

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Venom is a type of poison, especially one secreted by an animal. It is delivered in a bite, sting, or similar action. Venom has evolved in terrestrial and marine environments and in a wide variety of animals: both predators and prey, and both vertebrates and invertebrates. Venomous animals cause tens of thousands of human deaths per year. Toxins from venom are used to treat a wide range of medical conditions including thrombosis, arthritis, and some cancers.
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Venom is a type of poison, especially one secreted by an animal. It is delivered in a bite, sting, or similar action. Venom has evolved in terrestrial and marine environments and in a wide variety of animals: both predators and prey, and both vertebrates and invertebrates. Venomous animals cause tens of thousands of human deaths per year. Toxins from venom are used to treat a wide range of medical conditions including thrombosis, arthritis, and some cancers.
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